Welcome to the West Virginia All State Band Website! We hope that you find this site user - friendly and helpful in finding updated information, audition requirements and audition postings for the West Virginia All State Band. This site also will serve as a communications link between the All State Band Chair, the Instrumental Music Educators of West Virginia and the West Virginia Bandmasters.
Click here for ELIGIBILITY information
******The audition fees must be postmarked and registrations must be submitted by October 15, 2022 in order to be considered on time. After that date, the registration fee will rise from $15.00 to $25.00 per instrument per student. Absolutely no registrations or fees will be accepted if they are postmarked/submitted later than October 22, 2022. Students who have not pre-registered will not be permitted to audition. Audition dates are December 2 (Christ Church, Charleston, WV) and December 3 (West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV - Creative Arts Center).
*Auditions WILL NOT be blind this year.
Click on "Requirements" tab to see current required etudes, scales, etc.
Notice - There will be no winds or percussion in the WV All State Orchestra for 2023. It will be a string orchestra only.
The 2023 WV All State Band Conductor is Robert Ambrose.
The 2024 WV All State Band Conductor is Peter Loel Boonshaft.
Click here for all state concert recordings.